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The Behaviour of Horses

In Relation to Management and Training


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The Behaviour of Horses by Marthe Kiley-Worthington
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The Behaviour of Horses in Relation to Management and Training is a unique and important work, being a fascinating mixture of scientific fact and original thinking which will stimulate all horse owners to look more closely into patterns of behaviour resulting in a greatly improved understanding of equine species. The book covers: * Feeding behaviour and digestion * How horses learn * Behavioural problems * Horse welfare * Horse language * Visual communication * Sex, maturity and the foal * Horse society

Author Biography

Marthe Kiley-Worthington is an internationally renowned ethologist who has been researching the behaviour, welfare and training of horses for the last twenty-five years. Raised in Kenya, she completed her BSc in England, then returned to Africa to carry out wildlife research and establish a farm and stud. Returning to Britain again, she completed her doctorate on communication in hoofed animals, canines and felids in 1969 at the University of Sussex. The author lectures, demonstrates and teaches people throughout the world and runs an animal behaviour consultancy. She trains and rides high school, dressage, draught, liberty and international long-distance horses.
Release date NZ
January 10th, 1998
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
New edition
line illustrations
J.A.Allen & Co Ltd
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